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Goose Fair 2019

Forest Recreation Ground, Nottingham, NG7 6JP

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Goose Fair 2019


Wednesday 2 to Sunday 6 October 2019
Forest Recreation Ground
Free event

Nottingham's Goose Fair returns to the Forest Recreation Ground to thrill and delight city residents and visitors.

Visitors to the fair will enjoy more than 500 attractions – from the latest white-knuckle rides for thrill seekers to the ever-popular family, children's and old-time rides.

Goose Fair is one of Europe's largest travelling fairs with a history that dates back more than 700 years. Experience the array of roller coasters, water rides, giant wheel, bombers, dodgems, twists, waltzers and Miamis familiar to Goose Fair; alongside the traditional funfair attractions gallopers, chairs and cakewalk rides.

Read our blog on the fantastic history of Goose Fair, or if you'll be visiting Nottingham for the fair, we've got lots of ideas for places to stay and things to do to make the most of your trip, here.

Getting there

The Forest Recreation Ground is easily accessible by bus or tram. There will also be hackney cabs available to/from Bentinck Road.

Use Nottingham City Council's journey planner to find the best route for you.

Blue badge parking

Blue badge event parking at £7 per car is available. There is no public vehicle parking on site aside from blue badge holder parking.

Other car parking

Nottingham City Transport will be offering a park and ride bus service from Queen's Drive Park and Ride.

NET will be offering park and ride services from their sites around the city.

Nottingham will be buzzing over the Goose Fair week, join the fun and visit some of the best eateries in town, check out other city attractions, oh and don’t forget to take a picture with Robin Hood!

Still hungry for more ideas?
Take advantage of a 20% discount at Zero Latency when you book online. Team up to take down zombies or rogue drones at the world's first multiplayer, free-roam virtual reality arcade. Use the promotional code GooseFair to redeem at time of your online booking.

Venture into the market town of Southwell and explore the historic Southwell Minster with half price (£2.50, usually £5) audio tours between 2nd – 6th October – just quote Goose Fair on arrival to redeem your dis​count.  ​​

Bill's Restaurant and Bar are offering free doughnuts to share and a glass of prosecco when you quote 'goose' during your visit. Offer valid with any breakfast or main course between 4th - 6th October.

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